Surface/ Depth

full name / name of organization: 
Philament - The University of Sydney Journal of the Arts and Culture
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Issue 19: Surface/Depth

‘There are no beautiful surfaces without a terrible depth.’
- Friedrich Nietzsche

‘The world thereby momentarily loses its depth and threatens to become a glossy skin, a stereoscopic illusion, a rush of filmic images without density. But is this now an terrifying or an exhilarating experience?’’
- Fredric Jameson

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate students and early-career scholars to submit academic papers and creative works for a forthcoming issue on the theme of Surface/Depth. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Representation
Hermeneutics
Textures
Distances
Superficialities
Profundity
Schemata
Refractions
Architectures
Space
Syuzhet/Fabula
Linearity
Suture
Psychoanalysis
Ideology
Cartography
Physicality
Exo/Endo Gender
Modern primitive
Maskings/ Cosmetic surgery/ Augmentations
Inside/Outside
Depth of field

Philament accepts submissions from current postgraduate students and early-career scholars (less than five years post-qualification). Submissions may include: Academic papers up to 8,000 words. Opinion pieces: reviews (book, stage, screen, etc.), conference reports, short essays, responses to papers previously published in Philament, up to 1,000 words. Creative works: writing, images, sounds or mixed media. Submissions should be limited to three pieces.

All submissions may be sent as an email attachment in a PC-readable format to philament.usyd@gmail.com together with a submission form available from art.usyd.edu.au/publications/philament/submissions/htm. Academic papers must include endnotes and conform to Philament house style of referencing as detailed at the URL above. Philament will only accept submissions not previously published and not under consideration elsewhere.

Submissions close March 31, 2013.

For more information visit arts. Usyd.edu.au/publications/philament/submissions.htm or email philament.usyd@gmail.com

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
modernist studies
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
rhetoric_and_composition
science_and_culture
theatre
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond